Upcoming Programs

August 31, 2016
Guest: Dr. Janice Swab, Professor Emerita, Biology, Meredith College
Topic: Dr. Swab’s science-related travels, including re-creating Charles Darwin’s HMS Beagle voyage and a visit to the “doomsday” seed bank

September 21, 2016
Guest: Dr. Jennifer Kuzma, Goodnight-NC GSK Foundation Distinguished Professor, School of Public and International Affairs, and Co-Director, Genetic Engineering and Society (GES) Center, North Carolina State University
Topics: Gene drives, GES Center, NAS committee on future biotechnology products, governance systems for emerging technologies

November 23, 2016
Guest: Dr. Thomas Kash, John Andrews Distinguished Professor of Alcohol Studies, Department of Pharmacology, UNC School of Medicine
Topics: Antidepressants triggering fear and anxiety, neuronal pathways associated with anxiety and depression, how stress and drug abuse can alter neuronal function

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